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Job Description:


Head Plant Mechanical

Position Title

Sr Manager Mechanical



Level / Grade


Reporting To

GM - Engineering


Direct 3 4

Key Purpose of the Job (Position Summary)

This position is responsible to ensure effective up keep and maintenance of all machinery at the plant to ensure maximum machine availability and minimum downtime on account of breakdown The role incumbent shall lead a team of Mechanical engineers to ensure all mechanical maintenance jobs at the plant are completed as per schedule and within the defined budget


Adherence to maintenance schedule and maintenance budget
Reduction in repetitive breakdown occurrences (Hours and Instances)
Reduction in cost of maintenance (Stores, spares and repair maintenance cost)
Conversion cost reduction
PM Effectiveness
Plant safety and environment
Improvement initiatives (SPARSH Machine, Kaizan, Hira etc)


Planning & Budgeting

Plan the annual maintenance schedule and activities for the mechanical section in consultation with Chief Engineer
Participate in preparation of the annual maintenance budget by providing inputs for the mechanical section
Participate in planning any major capex investments at the plant such as machine and equipment replacement, major repairs to machinery, etc
Provide inputs for the procurement plan for mechanical sections covering requirement for consumables, spare parts, maintenance supplies and tools

Maintenance Operations

Planned Maintenance

Work with the team to schedule and prioritize maintenance activities to ensure optimum utilization of resources and minimum disturbance to production activities
Manage and supervise all the maintenance activities undertaken by the mechanical team to ensure the same are as per the maintenance schedule and budget
Work closely with other department in charges to ensure maintenance schedules are adhered to without disruption of production targets
Prepare schedule for maintenance activities during shutdown and ensure proper execution of the same as per shutdown schedule
For equipment covered under AMCs, ensure regular maintenance is done by the vendor in accordance to the terms and conditions agreed in the AMC

Breakdown Maintenance

Prioritize breakdown repair jobs as per criticality to the production process
Ensure the team provides timely and effective break down maintenance support for any of the mechanical systems at the plant
Review any major breakdowns in machinery and equipment to assess the scope of repair work required, cost for the repairs and other resources required
Oversee any major breakdown repair work to validate the quality of the work done and ensure minimum repetition of similar incidents
Provide technical guidance where required especially for complex repairs
Ensure that the team prepares SOPs for any break down repairs and maintenance for reference in future occurrences


Regularly monitor availability of spares and work with the team to ensure optimum inventory of spares for the section
For any new spares or material prepare technical specification and provide same to procurement team post approval from Chief Engineer
Work with the procurement team in evaluating vendors and shortlisting
Review and validate technical terms and conditions of agreements with vendors


Ensure the team adheres to the companys maintenance standards, norms and laid down policies
Resolve any coordination issues the team may face with other departments to ensure work at the plant does not get hampered

Cost Management

Monitor maintenance expenditure to ensure compliance to the budget
Monitor consumption of all consumables and spares in the section
Ensure all maintenance jobs done by the team are undertaken with optimum use of resources and minimum wastage
Identify areas for cost saving and recommend action plan to achieve the saving


Ensure all maintenance related jobs for any major plant wide improvement projects / capex projects are completed in time such as new machine installation, replacement, etc
Identify improvement projects that may be needed to improve machine performance and contribute to better product quality
Contribute to successful completion of any capex projects
Establish protocols for trial runs, start up in case of new machinery, etc

MIS & Reporting

Ensure records of all service, maintenance and refurbishing works carried out in mechanical section are maintained
Ensure SAP updated regularly and accurately with data and information regarding maintenance
Ensure machine history records are properly maintained
Regularly review and analyse maintenance costs and machine performance records to initiate appropriate actions
Prepare any report as and when required related to domain

Health & Safety

Ensure all maintenance activities in the section are carried out in complete adherence of the safety, health and environmental policies and procedures for the Plant
Ensure safety measures are consistently followed and take initiative to enhance acceptance of safety as a culture so as to achieve zero accident level
Train employees on correct methods of handling the machinery and equipment so as to reduce accidents
Report any incident to the GM Engineering immediately

People Management

Guide and manage the team to ensure the departments objectives are met
Ensure that team is adequately trained and proactively work with HR at capability enhancement of team
Conduct effective performance appraisals for the team and provide regular feedback
Motivate, counsel and coach employees to ensure a conducive working environment

Education and Experience Required


BE or B Tech (Mechanical Engineer)


10-to 12 years of experience in a shop floor maintenance with about 4 - 5 years experience of leading a maintenance team

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Engineering/Projects, Construction/Cement/Metal/Steel/Iron
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 06th May 2020

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